Our school offers a comprehensive instructional program that develops students’ diverse abilities. In addition to the core program, we provide resource periods in mathematics, science, technology, library, art, physical education, a swimming program for Grades 4-8 and beginning-concert bands. Our teachers promote a safe and student-centered environment with high expectations.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

1,088

School Type

Magnet ?

Faculty


Virginia S Rivera
Principal

Charlie McSpadden
Assistant Principal

Rene Santiago
Assistant Principal

Hours


9:00 AM-4:00 PM
School Hours
8:45 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
60, 94
CTA Train
Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
1.8%
Hispanic
96.8%
White
0.5%
Other
0.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.5%
Limited English
34.5%
Mobility Rate ?
3.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

No/unknown accessibility

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
40th
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
80th
4th
57th
5th
45th
6th
11th
7th
98th
8th
97th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
93rd
4th
8th
5th
9th
6th
1st
7th
99th
8th
95th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
59th
4th
51st
5th
32nd
6th
38th
7th
84th
8th
95th
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
48th
4th
32nd
5th
43rd
6th
33rd
7th
81st
8th
96th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.1 1.8 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.4% 4.8% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.5 days 2.1 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 96.0% 96.4% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.2% 90.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.2% 83.0%
Teachers 72.6% 83.2%

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Citywide Magnet School

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Applicants are selected by computerized lottery and in accordance with the tier system, where applicable. Priority is given to applicants who have a sibling enrolled in the school. After siblings are accommodated, 40% of remaining seats are allocated for applicants for the entry-grade level who live within a 1.5 mile radius of the school.
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu or
Paper: Standard Elementary Schools application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Talent Show 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Literature 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • City Year 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Lab 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 month asbestos surveillance Fall 2015
Asbestos Inspection report 2013
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014